• Short Summary

    90 killed and many injured in train crash in Lewisham during a fog.

  • Description

    Lewisham, London.

    Various shots of rail disaster after bridge collapse in Lewisham, London. Disaster, collapsed bridge, firemen. Night and early morning scenes of rescuers at work - firemen, medical staff etc. Transport Commission Chief Sir Brian Robertson and Southern Region Chairman Sir Philip Warter at scene of the disaster. More shots of the rescue workers, police and medical staff at work. Ninety people died and many others injured in the crash.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1509.10
    Media URN:
    49176
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:39:00 / 01:13:50:00
    Canister:
    57/99

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    The accident date was 4th December 1957.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=113

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